Spring 2017 Class Schedule (FLC)



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TA 300    Introduction to the Theatre    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This theatre arts survey course focuses on the relationship of theatre to various cultures throughout history, and on the contributions of significant individual artists. This course introduces students to elements of the production process including playwriting, acting, directing, design, and criticism. Students will also survey different periods, styles, and genres of theatre through play reading, discussion, films, and viewing and critiquing live theatre, including required attendance of theatre productions. Field trips might be required. (C-ID THTR 111)

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 13
TBA       TBA             LEC I.Wallace            Off Campus RCC ONLINE    16555 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. Each student must complete the online orientation on Desire2Learn by Saturday, Jan 21. Each student must also e-mail Professor Wallace at wallaci@flc.losrios.edu before Monday, Jan 16, in order to remain in the course. To take this class, you may use the computers in the FLC main campus library; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) DSL, Cable modem or faster connection to the Internet, (2) e-mail account, (3) Microsoft Word software, (4) Adobe Acrobat Reader, and (5) Flash Media player (latest version).

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Wallace            FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16101 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. The orientation for this course is online and can be found on the Los Rios eLearning website at D2L.losrios.edu. Please follow the login instructions to access the course site and login to the eLearning system. Each student must complete the online orientation on Desire2Learn by Saturday, Jan 23rd. Each student must also e-mail Professor Wallace at wallacj@flc.losrios.edu before Monday, Jan 18th, in order to remain in the course. To take this class, you may use the computers in the FLC main campus library; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: (1) DSL, Cable modem or faster connection to the Internet, (2) e-mail account, (3) Microsoft Word software, (4) Adobe Acrobat Reader, and (5) Flash Media player (latest version).


TA 310    Introduction to Film    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the artistic, business, and social elements of modern cinema. It examines components of movie making, such as acting, directing, cinematography, writing and editing. Film making techniques are analyzed, along with the impact of motion pictures and the movie business.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC P.Mohrmann           FLC MAIN FL5 112         20192 
Textbook


TA 350    Theory and Techniques of Acting I    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 340 with a grade of "C" or better; or Instructor Consent prior to registration.
Advisory: TA 300
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course explores contemporary concepts in scene study and the creation of a character in the style of Realism for a modern play. Students stage and perform memorized scenes from the Modern Realism period in class. (C-ID THTR 151; C-ID THTR 152)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
W         02:00PM-03:50PM LEC D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170        16420 
Textbook
W         03:50PM-04:25PM LAB TBA                  FLC MAIN PAC 1170          
M         02:00PM-04:25PM LAB D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170          
This class meets MW 2:00 pm - 4:25 pm.


TA 351    Theory and Techniques of Acting II    3 Units

Prerequisite: TA 350 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course explores more challenging concepts in scene study and the creation of a character for a modern play than those studied in TA 350. Students stage and perform memorized scenes and monologues from modern plays in class. (C-ID THTR 152)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
W         02:00PM-03:50PM LEC D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170        16422 
Textbook
W         03:50PM-04:25PM LAB TBA                  FLC MAIN PAC 1170          
M         02:00PM-04:25PM LAB D.Harris             FLC MAIN PAC 1170          
This class meets MW 2:00 pm - 4:25 pm.


TA 422    Stage Lighting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: TA 300 and 420; Students should be able to climb a ladder and lift a minimum of 30 pounds.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the basic concepts of lighting for the stage, motion pictures, and television. Topics include the basic elements of lamps and fixtures, electricity, dimmers and control consoles. It also covers the design elements of color, distribution, and space to produce a lighting design. Practical lighting skills are gained from work on department productions. Stage lighting work often requires moving semi-heavy objects, tools, and ladders, and carrying lighting equipment up to a height. (C-ID THTR 173)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC S.Schmidt            FLC MAIN PAC 1063        16314 
Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-04:05PM LAB S.Schmidt            FLC MAIN PAC 1063          


TA 430    Costume Construction    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course explores the basic areas of costume construction. Topics include fabrics, color, patterns, sewing techniques, costume pieces, and accessories. Period styles, costume analysis, and basic design are also covered. It offers experience in constructing costumes for theatrical productions. (C-ID THTR 174)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
MW        09:30AM-10:20AM LEC R.Redmond            FLC MAIN PAC 1176        16581 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Redmond            FLC MAIN PAC 1176          


TA 498    Work Experience in Theatre Arts    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Student must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity, or job related to career interests.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of Theatre Arts. Course content will include understanding the application of education to the workforce completing required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to attend orientation. Students must complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience, for one unit. An additional 75 hours of related paid work experience or 60 hours of related unpaid work experience is required for each additional unit. The course may be taken for a maximum of 16 units. Students should have access to a computer, the Internet, and some computer media such as a USB drive to store data files. Online students must have an email account. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      15711 
Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Funderburg         FLC MAIN FLC ONLINE      16120 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Domek              Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15712 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

TBA       TBA             LAB S.Wells              El Dorado EDC ONLINE     15713 Textbook
This is an online course. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet. In-person orientation session required. Please go to flc.losrios.edu/~wexp for more information.

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 9, 2017